Category Archives: Art Exhibit

June 30

SMASH: Nourish @ Gardiner Museum, Wednesday, June 26, 2019

by A.J. Lam SMASH: Nourish, hosted by the Gardiner Museum Young Patron Circle, on a beautiful serene summer night presented Toronto’s newest and boldest art party full of vibrant creative artwork, directed by RBC Senior Curator Corrie Jackson, delectable cuisine by the Food Dudes, luscious drinks, such as Astoria prosecco, and novel experiences, to accompany […]

June 23

Art of Character: Four Artist Exhibit @ the Corey Helford Gallery, Opening Sat. Jun 29th, 2019

Downtown Los Angeles’ Corey Helford Gallery is excited to announce Art of Character, a four-artist show unveiling a series of stunning new works by Los Angeles-based animator Andrew Brandou, Canadian illustrator Bennett Slater, world-renowned animator Jim McKenzie, and Argentine/American artist Ramiro Davaro-Comas. One of the most popular movements within the New Contemporary scene are artists who explore the human condition through their own iconic […]

June 19

Artists Against Racism Announce National Billboard Campaign For Missing And Murdered Indigenous Women And Girls

Toronto, ON, June 16, 2019 — For the next seven days, including National Indigenous Peoples Day (June 21), along the Highway of Tears and in a dozen cities across Canada, billboards by Indigenous artists nationwide will soar across the country, featuring such paintings as NOT FORGOTTEN (by Dakota Sioux artist Maxine Noel); SHE WHO LOVES THE […]

June 09

Power Ball: 21 Club@The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery-Thurs.,June 6th,2019

Photography By A.J.Lam and BKonthescene. It was the 21st edition of The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery’s annual event, Power Ball, and party-goers played in the shadows, experienced dim lights and enjoyed a neon night, as The Power Plant transformed into an illicit prohibition-era speakeasy for one night only. The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery […]

June 04

The 8th Annual McMichael Canadian Art Collection’s Premier Fundraiser, Moonlight Gala- Saturday, June 1, 2019.

Photography By A.J.Lam and BKonthescene. It was an extraordinary evening in support of The Art Of Canada! The 8th annual McMichael Canadian Art Collection’s premier fundraiser-Moonlight Gala was held on June 1, 2019. The event was another amazing evening under the stars. The candle-lit path immersed in the forest, with the fresh scent of pine, […]

May 21

Power Ball: 21 Club@The Power Plant-Thurs.,June 6th,2019

The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery announces artists for Power Ball: 21 Club Tickets are on sale now for Canada’s most notorious bash. powerball21.com The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery today announced the pre and main party artists in anticipation of one of Canada’s most influential and vibrant galas, Power Ball: 21 Club, presented by […]

May 21

Citadel & Compagnie: Against Nature by James Kudelka @ the Citadel: Ross Centre for Dance (May 22-25, 29-Jun 1, 2019)

Director and choreographer: James Kudelka.   May 22-25, May 29-June 1, 2019 at 8pmPost-show audience talkback: Thursday May 30 with James Kudelka, James Rolfe and Alex Poch-Goldin, moderated by Danielle Baskerville.Presented by Citadel + Compagnie through Bright Nights The guidebook of decadence. James Kudelka’s music/dance theatrical, adapts author Joris–Karl Huysman’s scandalous 1884 novel of bourgeois excess, […]

May 20

Dance: Made in Canada Festival @ Betty Oliphant Theatre & Blake House (Aug. 14-18, 2019)

TORONTO, ON — dance: made in canada / fait au canada Festival (d:mic/fac) proudly unveils a diverse program featuring the country’s most sought-after dancers and choreographers for its milestone fifth biennial edition on stage from August 14–18, 2019, at the Betty Oliphant Theatre. Living legend and 2019 Dance Hall of Fame inductee Louise Lecavalier will […]

May 18

Three Artist Exhibit @ Corey Helford Gallery (Sat. May 18th 2019)

On Saturday, May 18, downtown Los Angeles’ Corey Helford Gallery will proudly unveil a three-artist show by curator Caro Buermann featuring mini-solos with San Francisco-based sculptor Erika Sanada, Seattle-based painter and illustrator Happy D, and Orange County-based artist Young Chun in Gallery 2. Erika Sanada creates ceramic sculptures of bizarre creatures that “reflect the weird […]

May 05

THE 8th ANNUAL SWIM DRINK FISH GALA@HOTEL X-Thurs., May 2nd,2019

Photography By A.J.Lam It was the 8th Annual Swim Drink Fish Gala presented by Breakwater Investments and the McKeil Family Foundation. The  2019 Gala was the most successful ever, and the support made the difference. Safeguarding water takes hard work. It takes time. It takes a movement. The Swim Drink Fish Gala makes it all […]

May 03

HOT DOCS FILM FESTIVAL PRESENTS-“There Are No Fakes”@TIFF LIGHTBOX AND AFTERPARTY@THE LODGE-Mon.,April 29th,2019

I had the opportunity to watch “There Are No Fakes” during Hot Docs film festival and I don’t think I’ve stopped telling people about it since. The documentary is unlike any I’ve seen before and shares a very riveting and important story. The exposé is based around the work of Norval Morrisseau, arguably Canada’s most […]

March 28

Friday Night Live @ ROM (Fri. Mar. 22, 2019)

by Shannen Johnstonphotography by Jesse Read On March 22nd, Friday Night Live at the ROM had a Holi theme. Featuring access to the new exhibit Treasures of a Desert Kingdom, the night celebrated the colourful Hindu festival with live performances on the stage and cultural food on the menu. The Treasures of a Desert Kingdom […]

March 25

SNAP2019@ARCADIAN COURT-Thurs., March 21st,2019.

By A.J.Lam & BK on the SCENE SNAP is one of ACT’s two annual fundraising events. A photographic fundraiser featuring a Live and Silent Art Auction, and a photo competition, SNAP is an opportunity to bring together those who have a passion for the arts and those who support the work of ACT.   The […]

March 17

TORONTO COMICON 2019@The Metro Toronto Convention Center-Fri.,March 15th-Sun.,March 17th,2019

The Metro Toronto Convention Center was transformed into a landscape of rabid fans of Sci-Fi, fantasy, anime, comics, and video games, as droves of people in costumes converged in celebration of fantasy, dreams & imagination. There was over 150,000 SQ FT OF SHOPPING and hundreds of retailers to make the experience an unforgettable one! Specializing in everything […]

March 01

New York Fashion Week – A Celebration of Diversity (Feb. 8-16)

Despite the evident market opportunity, fashion has held its size-exclusive ground. But recently, designers have started to put their foot down, challenging the norm and demanding a safer space for all sizes. The recently concluded New York Fashion Week is a clear testament to that.  At the helm of this change is 11 Honoré, an […]